By: Jonathan White

All about Texas

The capitol of Texas, Austin, was named after Stephen F. Austin. Sam Houston lead his army in battle to defeat the Mexicans after the battle at the Alamo in San Antonio and Texas won its Independence. March 2, 1836 the Declaration of Independence was signed by 59 people. This is when Texas won its independence with Sam Houston as the first president. In 1921 oil was discovered. Natural gas cam before in 1918. Lets move along and talk about settlements.

Texas Map

This is a map of some Texas Settlers routes. As you can see La Salle stteled in Texas by the gulf